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Medical marijuana community up in arms over Roach comments

Declaring that marijuana has no known medical value, The DEA's new regional chief Barbra Roach has also let it be known that she would find a place to live that does not allow medical marijuana businesses. It is not surprising that in Colorado, where voters have approved medical marijuana, some find her comments to be more than a little offensive.

From Oklahoma to the end of the world: the 6th-10th most...

Every year (and a lot more often actually) we take a look at which stories people read, which stories bring rushes of eyeballs to the site. Sometimes our most important stories get the most traffic, but a lot of times it is fun stories, off-beat stories that attract the most readers. We all know that car crashes and sex scandals sell newspapers.

Cash Hyde’s cancer returns

If life was fair you wouldn't be reading this story. Cash Hyde, a three-year-old cancer patient whose use of cannabis oil was considered by his parents to be instrumental in his recovery from chemo, is back in the hospital receiving radiation therapy for his once-again prominent brain tumor.

Local cannabis company announces success with cancer treatment

Denver-based Cannabis Science, Inc. announced this week that a cancer patient has had success using the company's cannabis-based product in the treatment of skin cancer.

VIDEO: PBS looks at medical value of cannabis

Montana is a hotbed of contradiction, especially when it comes to medical marijuana. Voters overwhelmingly approved medical marijuana in 2004, but in 2011 the state legislature voted to dramatically restrict access to medical marijuana. Now, Montana PBS has produced an exemplary documentary, focusing on the medical uses of marijuana, with interviews with patients, doctors, scientists and medical marijuana critics.

Obama medical marijuana policy moves from benign tolerance to vague menace

Would you like some irony with that baggie of medical marijuana? Well, like it or not, you're getting some. Medical marijuana has been legal for a decade or so in various U.S. states but it wasn't until the Ogden memo of 2009 that it really took off. Today, another memo from the same agency has marijuana providers and regulators looking over their shoulders.

Interview with Cash Hyde’s doctor: risk/benefit analysis favored cannabis for toddler

"It was the humanitarian thing to do," said Dr. Chris Christensen about recommending cannabis for Cash Hyde. "There was a very high probability of fatality with any course of therapy," he said about the boy, who was one year old when he was diagnosed with stage four brain cancer.

The Cash Hyde story: One of the youngest medical marijuana patients...

He was lame, but now he walks. He was blind, but now he sees. He was deaf, but now he hears. Cash Hyde is a pretty normal little three-year-old. He looks around the room with curiosity. He shares his toys with a reporter. He runs around a room full of strangers with absolute glee. He couldn't do those things a few months ago because he was all but dead.
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